UncategorizedNovember 21, 2007

Boot Camp for Internet Addicts?

While South Korea has launched a boot camp for internet addicts, don’t expect any in the U.S. too soon.

UncategorizedSeptember 14, 2007

Screens Along the Silk Road

In my ongoing quest to visit as many internet cafes in China as possible, I was on the lookout last week during our visit to Urumqi (aka: Wulumuqi), a city of about 3 million along the Silk Road in the northwest corner of China.

UncategorizedSeptember 7, 2007

Internet Addiction in China

Internet addiction in China has been described as a “severe social problem that could threaten the nation’s future.”

UncategorizedAugust 28, 2007

Internet Cafes in Rural China

In China, the internet cafe has overtaken the workplace as the second most popular place after their own homes for internet users to go online. Most of the increase in internet café use is in rural areas.

UncategorizedAugust 13, 2007

Cyber Opinion in China

Reports on monitoring and censorship of Chinese internet content, particularly news and blogs, are familiar to westerners. We are less familiar with editorials praising a Party official’s meeting with a “netizen,” wishing for a day when it was les…

UncategorizedAugust 3, 2007

The online and offline travel experience in China

Many things make living in China harder than living in the US — breathing the air, drinking the water, driving the roads — but here is one exception: taking a domestic air trip.

UncategorizedJuly 23, 2007

New fireworks with China’s internet population

New fireworks with China’s internet population.

UncategorizedJuly 20, 2007

Olympics Online

There is a new entry in Beijing’s 2008 Olympic Games: the internet.

UncategorizedJuly 17, 2007

Bloggers and Reporters on China’s Internet Population

From blogs on world health care to public radio’s The World, there were many interpretations of last week’s report on China’s internet population.

UncategorizedJuly 12, 2007

Dispatches from China

If today’s essay on China piques your interest, check out some other dispatches from Deborah Fallows.